Michael Jackson - Dr. Conrad Murray Launches Appeal

Dr. Conrad Murray has launched an appeal against his conviction for involuntary manslaughter.

The medic was found guilty of contributing to the death of pop singer Michael Jackson - was passed away from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - and is currently serving a four-year sentence in a Californian jail.

However, his legal team filed a new motion in California yesterday (30.07.12), asking the appeals court to order a test of the Propofol bottle to check for the presence of lidocaine, a diluent drug commonly mixed with the anaesthetic by doctors to ease the patient's pain.

The defence team feel that if there is no trace of lidocaine in the vial, evidence will suggest the Michael had injected himself with the deadly substance, which they believe would destroy the prosecution's theory that Dr. Murray had rigged up a Propofol intravenous drip then left Michael's room.

The request to test the Propofol bottle was twice denied during the doctor's trial.

Dr. Murray has previously complained of the conditions at the jail where he is being held, claiming he only had outdoor access once a week, and was suffering constant headaches.

Dr. Murray's lawyer, Valeria Wass, has said: ''He told me, 'I may not make it out of here alive. This is a very dangerous place. I'm in here dying. The system is intent on killing me.' ''

Meanwhile, the Executive Director of Consumer Affairs at the California Medical Board has filed a request to strip Michael's former dermatologist, Arnold Klein, of his licence to practice medicine.

Linda Whitney, who has filed the claim, says Arnold has refused to undergo mandatory mental and physical examinations, in direct violation of the Board's orders. This follows an investigation into an anonymous complaint against the doctor back in 2010.

His representative told TMZ.com: ''We're willing to co-operate, we just want to know the reasons behind the investigation. We're optimistic the court will be fair in the matter.''


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grow up!!! you participatded* in a crime to garner you income.but that is the only crime that into public view. how many other people did you harm???ps legally one lie is all lies. with the fraking one vile that you doctored while on leave with your girlfriends.is this your lie du jour? im sure more bs will come to light. where did you find this lawyer?? you told the judge you couldnt afford one.
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Will Murray ever shut the hell up and accept his fate? There is no question in my mind that he will continue to seek the limelight for years to come, be it one cheap excuse after the other assisted by a cheap lawyer scraping the bottom of the barrell for a red cent to help his sorry ass when released from jail. Give it a rest Murray, and allow the spirit of Michael to rest in peace.
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Doesn't Murray realize that even if they test the bottle, even if they find no Lidocaine, even if the cow jumps over the moon....he did not give proper care to Mr. Jackson...so why would it "prove" him innocent? He was proven guilty in a court of his peers -- fair and square...4 years is a slap on the wrist for taking ANY life in ANY way...he needs to man-up and do the time in prison...oh, and by the way Mr. Murray, prison is not supposed to be comfy or fun.
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We now know why he was trying to suck up to Ms. Katherine. All of his BS about how he thinks about her like his she is his own mom, and how he is so concerned because she looks so sad, and he heard she wanted to talk to him and I saved for the best for last how HE WILL ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS SHE MAY HAVE, BECAUSE HE WANTS TO EASE HER MIND, YEA RIGHT!! He wanted the public to see if Ms. Katherine would talk to him then maybe he not such a bad bastard after all and he should be given the benefit of the doubt! Pleeeeezzzzzze! Murray needs to take his medicine, because he made sure Michael took the medicine he gave him, the only difference is he'll live to talk about it and Michael didn't!
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get comfy in your cell. you will b there every day of those 4 yrs!!! unless the court tacks on more time for wasting the court s timewith your daily grimm fairytales.you re gonna die in prison???? your patient DIED at your hand. no boo hoos for you
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